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Behavioural measures of pain

Jill MacLaren Chorney and C. Meghan McMurtry.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 10458 words.

This chapter reviews the current state of evidence on behavioural measures of pain in children and adolescents including a brief discussion of future directions. To demonstrate the utility...

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Biomarkers of pain: physiological indices of pain reactivity in infants and children

Susanne Brummelte, Tim F. Oberlander and Kenneth D. Craig.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9077 words.

Biomarkers are common in all areas of clinical work, health research, and are critical indicators of diseases and physiological states. Preferably, a biomarker should be non-invasively...

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Central nociceptive pathways and descending modulation

Maria Fitzgerald.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 7003 words.

Infants and children respond to noxious stimulation from birth, but these responses arise from neural activity at different levels of the central nervous system. Nociceptive activity at the...

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Child life interventions in paediatric pain

Chantal K. LeBlanc and Christine T. Chambers.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9251 words.

Child life specialists, as members of the health care team, are frequently involved in the assessment and management of pain in hospitalized children and children in emergency settings....

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Chronic pain syndromes in childhood: one trunk, many branches

Neil L. Schechter.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9332 words.

Although this volume is replete with detailed discussions about specific pain problems, the focus of this chapter is on a discussion of the commonalities in aetiology, associated symptoms,...

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Chronic pelvic pain in children and adolescents

Susan L. Sager and Marc R. Laufer.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 8135 words.

Pain due to pelvic pathology in children and adolescents is often described as abdominal pain, and frequently coexists with gastrointestinal symptoms due to neuronal cross talk and...

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Cognitive styles and processes in paediatric pain

Liesbet Goubert and Laura E. Simons.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 7167 words.

Chronic pain is prevalent in children and adolescents. The current chapter outlines an interpersonal perspective on child pain, demonstrating the central role of child and parent...

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Cognitive-behavioural interventions

Deirdre E. Logan, Rachael M. Coakley and Brittany N. Barber Garcia.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 11234 words.

Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is the most commonly researched and empirically supported psychological treatment for the management of paediatric pain. CBT is a brief, goal-oriented...

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Common pain problems in the outpatient setting

F. Ralph Berberich and Neil L. Schechter.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9826 words.

This chapter will review key concepts pertaining to paediatric pain relief in office settings. Included are general principles important to achieve pain reduction, pain attributed to...

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Community Paediatrics

Edited by Srinivas Gada.

September 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Community Medical Services; Patient Education and Information; Neurology; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Genetics. 688 pages.

Containing detailed summaries on a comprehensive range of clinical scenarios and conditions, and organised according to the different sub-specialities of community paediatrics, this...

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